The two ball bounce reverse figure 8 drill is an advanced two ball basketball dribbling drill that teaches you how to make quick moves with the basketball. The best way to become a better ball handler is to push yourself and find basketball drills that will challenge you as a player.
If you are not making mistakes during a basketball dribbling drill, you have probably already mastered that drill and need to move onto a harder one. You don’t want to mess up purposely, but the goal is to be going as fast as you can, and that will cause you to mess up every once and a while.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Two Ball Bounce Reverse Figure 8 Basketball Dribbling Drill
Equipment Needed: 2 basketballs.
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Goals of the Drill
- Develop your handles and challenge yourself to become a better dribbler.
- Try not to bounce the off basketball too high.
- Don’t be afraid to mess up and challenge yourself to get better.
- Make the move as quickly as you can.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Begin with two basketball on the baseline.
- Dribble both basketballs at the same time and start walking forward.
- Bounce the basketball in your left hand a little higher and let your hand off of it so that it bounces up in the air.
- While it is up in the air, do a reverse between the legs figure 8 dribble move, and then put your left hand back on the other basketball before it hits the ground.
- Alternate which hand does the move each time and continue walking down the distance of the court.
- Once you reach the other end, you will do the same drill back, but this time you are going to backpedal while doing it.